Coffee Break with Researchers – Stuart Dawley: Strategic couplings in global production networks.

This article aims to unpack and analyse the institutional and political dynamics of strategic coupling from a host region perspective, adopting an actor-centred approach that focuses on regional institutions’ efforts to attract and embed lead firm investments within global production networks. We are particularly concerned with understanding the strategic agency and shifting coalitions of actors […]

Coffee Break with Researchers – Margaret Cowell: Regional resilience and economic development

Cowell M.M. (2013) Bounce back or move on: Regional resilience and economic development planning. Cities, 30, 212-222. Abstract: While psychologists and ecologists have identified many factors that increase the odds of resilience in a person or an ecosystem, economic development officials and planning scholars do not yet have a firm grasp on how economic […]